Even More Spring Flower Arrangements from the Cut Flower Garden

In my last post, I shared one of my favorite flower arrangements that I had made so far this season. Today, I wanted to quickly post a few more that I had made with a few of the random odds and ends that didn't quite make it into my kitchen. The first is this lovely…

Ageratum + Lavatera Cut Flower Arrangement from the Garden

With the summer garden in full swing, I continue to find myself overwhelmed by everything that needs to be done. Specifically, this posts shows the wide assortment of blooms which appear as summer comes into full swing.  To start this arrangement, I started with a bucket of 'Timeless Mix' ageratum flowers. I've grown several different…

“Kitchen Sink” Flower Arrangements from the Cutting Garden

With such a small backyard, it isn't exactly a secret that I sometimes have trouble finding blooms which "go together". In most cases, this usually results in my taking everything which is currently in bloom and adding them to a vase. Today's arrangements are a perfect example of this. Let's take a closer look at…

Last Chantilly Snapdragon Arrangements of the Season

They say that all good things must end - I suppose that this is also true with our light apricot chantilly snapdragons. Before removing the plants to make room for new annual flowers, I was able to make one last harvest of cut flowers to give away in vases and to enjoy arranging myself.  Having…

Yellow Madame Butterfly and White Madame Butterfly Snapdragons in Flower Arrangements

In beginning to wrap up the posts involving our Madame Butterfly snapdragons, we'll take a look at two last colors - yellow and white. While there were a few yellow Madame Butterfly snapdragons, the white Madame Butterfly snapdragons in the mix were very sparse. Nonetheless, these two colors worked beautifully together. I was absolutely head…

Madame Butterfly Bronze Snapdragon and Madame Butterfly Pink Snapdragons

As I continue to gush over the beauty of the garden snapdragons, I couldn't ignore another combination of very prominent colors within the Madame Butterfly snapdragon mix that we're growing this year. Though these snapdragons are nothing new, they're new to me. I'm so happy to take a closer look at the Madame Butterfly Bronze…

Sweet Peas and Sweet Fillers – A Cut Flower Arrangement from the Garden

Sometimes, the colors of the season just naturally work well with each other. Even though summer is most commonly associated with "hot" colors, the cool shades of purple and blue are currently blooming in profusion. Let's take a quick look at today's cut flower arrangement. Like so many others, this arrangement starts with these very…

Feeling Blue? Canterbury Bells Flower Arrangement

One of my favorite aspects of having my own cut flower garden is arranging a vase on a bad day. I mean, let's face it - we all have them. As it would turn out, going into the garden and picking this pretty (though moody looking) arrangement, was exactly what I needed. To begin this…

Peonies, Sweet Peas, and More! This Week’s Flower Arrangements

I've been working on taking better photos lately. Apparently, I still have a lot to learn. On the internet, it feels so overwhelming to try competing with the perfect people. Oh well, here are so pictures. Those big, fluffy Sarah Bernhardt peonies never disappoint me.  For this vase, I just added some sweet peas and…

The Last Tulips of the Season –

I know that I've been posting flower arrangements using tulips over the past month, but it appears that we've reached the end for the season. In all, I was able to extend my tulip season by almost one full month. Before we know it, it'll once be time again to plant bulbs. Anyway, let's take…